26 September 2020
Original Title – Supa Modo Kenya, 2018, 74 Minutes
Director – Likarion Wainaina
Age Recommendation –8 and above.
Film Genre – Feature film.
Jo is a young girl living in a small village in Kenya. It's her dream to become a super-heroine, but unfortunately these ambitions are hindered by her impending terminal illness. As an attempt to make her desires possible the whole village is plotting a genius plan with the goal to make her wish come true.
It first premiered at 68th Berlin International Film Festival. It was selected as the Kenyan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.
Berlin Generation 2018 (special mention), TIFF Kids Toronto 2018, Kristiansand CFF 2018 ( Award), Stockholm Junior 2018, IFF Emden-Norderney (awarded), Zlin 2018 (awarded), Molodist Kyiv (special mention), Dytiatko CFF Kharkiv 2018 (awarded), Cinema in Sneakers Warsaw 2018 (awarded), Edinburgh IFF 2018, Giffoni 2018, Lucas CFF Frankfurt 2018 (special mention), Michel CFF Hamburg 2018 (awarded), Kids Film Festival Warsaw 2018, Schlingel CFF Chemnitz 2018, Buster Copenhagen 2018, Zurich IFF 2018, Carrousel Rimouski 2018, Bremen CFF 2018 (special mention), Schlingel Chemnitz 2018 (awarded), Cinemagic Belfast 2018, Cinekid Amsterdam 2018 (awarded), Kinodisea Bucharest 2018 (awarded), Filmz FF Mainz (awarded)Listapadzik CFF Minsk (awarded), Vienna CFF 2018 (awarded), Rolan Bykow CFF Eriwan (awarded), Cinepaenz Cologne 2018, Olympia Pyrgos CFF 2018 ( Award), Kinofest Luenen 2018, Steiermark CFF 2018, Olympia CFF Pyrgos 2018 (awarded), Ale Kino! CFF Poznan 2018 (special mention), Smile CFF New Delhi 2018, Stuttgart CFF 2019 (awarded), Seattle CFF 2019 (awarded), Würzburg IFF 2019, KinoKino Zagreb 2019 (awarded), Cine Junior Val-de-Marne 2019 (awarded), Providence CFF 2019 (awarded), New York CFF 2019, ECFA AWARD 2019, JEF Festival Flanders 2019, Youngabout Bologna 2019, Leeds Young Film Festival 2019 (special mention), Kristiansand CFF 2019, Espoo Cine 2019, Plein la Bobine Sancy 2019, La Matatena CFF Mexico City 2019, Almaty IFF 2019, Kids Kino Festival Warsaw 2019, Kinderfilmtage im Ruhrgebiet 2019, Riga IFF 2019, Kineko CFF Tokyo 2019 (awarded), KinderKinoFest Duesseldorf, Mannheim-Heidelberg IFF 2019, Cinepaenz CFF Cologne 2019, Festival Du Grain à Démoudre Gonfreville l'Orcher 2019, Annonay IFF 2020 (awarded), Freeze Frame CFF Winnipeg 2020
Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7ToKioHCoU
Short Film Packages from
British Film Institute
CCAJ, Cinematheq France